Radical changes are taking place in education systems around the world.
Degree programs in Educational Policy are interdisciplinary specializations that combine fields such as political science, anthropology, sociology, curriculum studies, history, qualitative and quantitative research, and philosophy to help students:
- Become knowledgeable about the key policy issues shaping educational institutions in the United States and internationally
- Gain a comprehensive and critical understanding of the relevant theories and concepts from political science, anthropology, international studies, cultural studies and history for analyzing policy processes
- Develop the analysis and writing skills needed to study educational policy processes and work in the policy field
The PhD in Educational Policy prepares students for work in academia or professional fields.
The Master's program in Educational Policy prepares students for doctoral level studies and for policy work in private and public agencies and organizations.